The lazy man says, "There is a lion in the road! A fierce lion is in the streets!"
As a door turns on its hinges, So does the lazy man on his bed.
The lazy man buries his hand in the bowl; It wearies him to bring it back to his mouth.
References for Proverbs 26:15
The lazy man is wiser in his own eyes Than seven men who can answer sensibly.
He who passes by and meddles in a quarrel not his own Is like one who takes a dog by the ears.
Like a madman who throws firebrands, arrows, and death,
Is the man who deceives his neighbor, And says, "I was only joking!"
Where there is no wood, the fire goes out; And where there is no talebearer, strife ceases.
As charcoal is to burning coals, and wood to fire, So is a contentious man to kindle strife.
The words of a talebearer are like tasty trifles, And they go down into the inmost body.
Fervent lips with a wicked heart Are like earthenware covered with silver dross.